What to Expect in Plasma Donation?
Plasma is in high demand. There are donation centers all over the United States that are ready to pay you to donate your plasma. If you are ready to learn more about how to donate plasma and what to expect in plasma donation, then you have come to the right place.
- There are approximately 100 plasma donation centers in the United States.
- DoNotPay can help you become a donor.
- DoNotPay has a 3-step process that takes the hassle out of becoming a plasma donor.
Many people have a lot of questions before becoming a plasma donor. If you are ready to donate plasma for money, here are a few answers to some common questions about what to expect in plasma donation.
|How old do I have to be to donate plasma?||18-65 years old|
|Can I donate plasma after having the COVID vaccine?||Yes.|
|Can diabetics donate plasma?||Yes, if diabetes is under control.|
Most people do not know the mandatory requirements to become a plasma donor. Here is a list of required factors before you can donate plasma:
- An extensive and complete medical history
- Must weigh 110 lbs+
- Current negative test results for HIV, hepatitis, etc.
- Must not be actively sick (coughing, sneezing, fever).
- Must have normal iron content in the blood.
- Must have a valid form of ID: driver’s license, social security card, passport, Visa, current border crossing documents, etc.
Not Allowed to Donate
There are reasons that a person may be listed as not allowed to donate plasma. Your plasma could be rejected if any of the following relate to you and your current health condition:
- Low body weight
- Transmissible diseases
- Health Conditions
- A recent tattoo or body piercing can make you ineligible for the time being, but after six months to a year (depending on the center), you may be allowed to donate then.
Payments for Donating Plasma
There is a fast and efficient payment system for plasma donation centers. Typically, the donor is given a rechargeable gift/credit card. Each time a plasma donation takes place, the card is uploaded to reflect the current payment.
- It is quite common for a new donor to receive an incentive, such as receiving approximately $1,000 in their first month.
- Generally, the payment is between $50 and $75.
How Long Does It Take To Donate Plasma?
While each donation center has its process, the time that it takes to donate is relatively close from center to center. The fact is, it doesn't take long at all to donate this life-saving plasma.
- Expect your first visit to take approximately 2 hours.
- A typical donation period lasts approximately 45 minutes.
- Return visits usually do not take longer than 90 minutes.
What Can You Expect?
Donating plasma is closely compared to giving blood. Since the process takes around 45 and 90 minutes, you are allowed to bring certain items if needed to enjoy or make the most of your time while the plasma is being drawn. Here are some other things that you can do while you relax:
- Read a book.
- Watch TV.
- Bring your laptop and do some work or answer emails.
- Play games on your mobile device.
- Or take a nap.
Can I Donate My Plasma as Often as I Want?
You may be wondering how often you can donate plasma. Plasma is essential to our health and well-being. Donating too often can cause health complications, so there are rules and regulations to avoid any danger to donors and promote safety.
Depending on each plasma donation center policy, a healthy donor can donate as often as:
- Two times per week; and
- Must be at least 48 hours in between donating plasma.
Choosing One Plasma Donation Center
A donor may feel tempted to donate to more than one plasma donation center during any period. There are procedures in place to make sure that this does not happen. It would be harmful to the donor.
- Using DoNotPay, you can find the nearest location.
- The DoNotPay "clinical trials" product can help if you want to change centers.
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Here's how you can use DoNotPay to become a plasma donor:
- Search "plasma donations" on DoNotPay and find the nearest donation clinic through our clinical trials product.
- Select the "Contact Now" button to learn more about eligibility criteria, contact the clinic with questions, or sign up for first-time donor bonuses.
- Verify your information and submit your inquiry! DoNotPay will contact the clinic on your behalf and make sure your questions get answered.
Now you too can donate your life-saving plasma and get paid for it. Start the process today and add a little more income to your budget!